Bugs in 3-D
by Mark Blum
This is an amazing book with sturdy, built-in 3-D glasses to view each of the 44
"plates." Each plate shows a close-up photo of an insect, and when viewed with the
glasses, the effect is thrilling! Also includes descriptions (though seemingly not written with
children in mind). The best 3-D book I've encountered, this is highly recommended!
The Ladybug and Other Insects
by Gallimard Jeunesse
This is a Scholastic First Discovery Book, with simple, beautiful
illustrations. Includes several see-through plastic pages that, when turned, change the scene. Just
the right size for smaller hands.
This incredible film has the amazing ability to keep you on
the edge of your seat as you watch beetles tear at each other with their horns, mosquitoes hatch,
ants rebuild their home. There is nothing else like it. Filmed in France, and using only minimal
English narration, this movie is nothing short of phenomenal. Highly recommended.
multimedia Web companion to the three-week NATURE miniseries takes you into the bizarre, fascinating
world of insects, with amazing graphics, sound and animation, enhanced video, and activities for
Spider photos and info. This is an amazing site!
The pictures alone are worth a visit.
The University of Florida's Book of
Want to find out about the insect with the shortest generation time? How
about the one with the fastest wing beat or the greatest heat tolerance? This site isn't big on
graphics, but does offer lots of great info!
even a jar with holes punched in the lid.
track of what insects have been found and where, what they looked like, and other